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Watson, Emily 1967-

Works: 152 works in 1,126 publications in 11 languages and 43,247 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  War films  History  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Emily Watson
Most widely held works by Emily Watson
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

50 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The book thief by Brian Percival( Visual )

51 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by T. L Burton( Visual )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing, he finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who returns as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tolstoy's powerful tale of family passions set in Russia in the 1870s, Anna, the young and beautiful wife of a powerful older man, risks more than she can imagine when she runs away with the dashing Count Vronsky
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed." -- Back of container
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's the story takes place in an old fashioned English country house where a family has invited many of their friends up for a weekend shooting party. The story centers around the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, William McCordle. Getting on in years William has become benefactor to many of his relatives and friends. It turns out that there's plenty worth gossiping about, especially after Sir William turns up dead, and everyone is ordered to stay at the mansion while the police investigate the killing
The water horse legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Graham is an FBI agent who brought Hannibal Lecter to justice; however, his confrontation with Lecter proved to be a bloody, near-death experience. Retiring from the Bureau, he moves to Florida. However, a particularly grisly killer is on the loose, and Jack, Graham's one-time mentor at the Bureau, asks him to return to duty to find him. "The Tooth Fairy" is a vicious murderer who kills entire families at once, covering the eyes of his victims with bits of a shattered mirror
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

56 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America"--Container
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

61 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

134 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter Olive is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter Ariel is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
Little boy by Danny Lyon( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Pepper Busbee enjoys an idyllic life in an American small town, but his world is shattered when his beloved father is sent off to fight in World War II. But a chance encounter with a stage magician awakens his dormant abilities and clues him into the power of faith. Now his devotion to his father will extend past time and space and into the realm of miracles
Belle by Matthew Goode( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds
Testament of youth by James Kent( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1914. Vera - youthful, free-minded and irrepressible, is determined to sit exams for Oxford, against her conservative parents' wishes. She is encouraged and inspired by her brother and friends, particularly the brilliant Roland Leighton. Her hopes for Oxford with Roland turn to dust as war is declared and all the young men enlist. Vera gives up her dreams of writing to become a nurse, and as those closest to her perish on the frontlines, she experiences the futility of war... a powerful story of love, war, loss and remembrance"--Container
The proposition by John Hillcoat( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the desolate Australian outback of the 1880s, newly-arrived Captain Stanley captures the wanted outlaw Charlie Burns. Seeking to civilize the violent outback frontier, Captain Stanley presents his prisoner with a stark choice: Burns can either watch his beloved younger brother Mikey die on the gallows, or find and betray his older and far more dangerous brother Arthur to the authorities
Oranges and sunshine by Jim Loach( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Hilary and Jackie by Qiling Mao( Visual )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
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Alternative Names
Emili Votson

Emilija Votsone Angļu aktrise

Emily Watson actrice britannique

Emily Watson attrice britannica

Emily Watson britische Schauspielerin

Emily Watson Brits filmacteur

Emily Watson Brits filmactrice

Emily Watson brytyjska aktorka

Emily Watsonová

Watson, Emily.

Watson, Emily 1967-...

Watson, Emily Anita

Watson, Emily Anita 1967-

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Емили Вотсон

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אמילי ווטסון

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Angela's ashesPunch-drunk loveBreaking the wavesSynecdoche, New York